After completing extensive renovations in the Daily Planet Building on King Street in downtown Chatham, SOAR Innovation celebrated the Grand Opening of the region's premier business incubator and accelerator.
WEtech Opens Applications to ScaleUP Tech Accelerator Summer/Fall Cohort
WEtech Alliance is now accepting applications for its third cohort of the ScaleUP accelerator program. ScaleUP – powered by Libro Credit Union and the Ontario Trillium Foundation – provides financial and mentoring support to tech startup entrepreneurs in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent looking to scale their business. READ MORE
Windsor Team Hopes to Race High-tech Hyperloop Prototype at SpaceX
Eighteen members of the team and its 3.5-metre (11.5-foot) model — known as a hyperloop pod — are heading to the United States in two weeks to compete in the final round of billionaire technology entrepreneur Elon Musk’s 2019 SpaceX Hyperloop Competition. The team unveiled its creation to the public in Windsor on Friday. READ MORE
Windsor's OLT Footcare Goes Global with CDMN Soft Landing Summer Cohort
The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) has accepted 54 companies to land globally this summer, as a part of their Soft Landing program. Among them is Windsor's OLT Footcare (TDL Systems Inc.). The selected companies will be landing in 70 cities across 21 countries globally.READ MORE
Never Leave Home Again — Windsorites Launch Online Delivery Service for 'Anything'
Whether it’s hot food, cold drinks, a hammer from the hardware store or a clean change of underwear, app-based Deliverbae promises to deliver to your front door anything and everything that’s available from Windsor shops and eateries. READ MORE
Chatham-Kent Native & WEtech Board of Director Recognized as Top 40 Under 40
Congratulations to WEtech's Board of Director
Justine Janssen. Justine is not only leading the tech scene across Canada in her role at Ceridian but she's also a true advocate for #YQG and #CKONT.
UWinTeam Wins People’s Choice Award at Erie Hack 2.0 Final
The UWin Team took home the Erie Hack People’s Choice Award, winning a plaque of distinction and a cash prize of $500 at the Final. The team of University of Windsor students proposed using a drone to monitor the hazardous algal blooms to control contamination. in Lake Erie. READ MORE
How Ontario's Virtual Reality Caves Can Help The Auto Industry
“Revolutionary” virtual reality caves could help automakers and their suppliers become more technologically innovative and competitive in the global marketplace, say industry experts.READ MORE
Here’s your monthly dose of how to engage in the YQG and CKONT tech scene.
lien Brault, co-founder & CEO of Hardbaconopens up about building a fintech company in one of the most heavily regulated countries in the world.DETAILS
IBM Learning Day
IBM will be hosting a small 40-50 person event for ambitious small companies who may want to investigate IBM’s expertise, high-performance computing and web services. DETAILS
WEtech War Rooms
Our War Rooms take a small group of companies with a specific challenge & pair them with an expert in that field to guide them through the process of solving it. The companies in each War Room will leave having completed the task they came to learn. Targeted Coaching. Tangible Results.
The 4th Annual
WEtech Alliance Nerd Olympics will once again bring together the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent tech community in a fun, team-building competition to challenge the mind & body.
Nerd Olympics will kick off with our official Opening Ceremonies and Nerd Torch lighting before our first event on Tuesday, August 20th.
Sixteen Tech Company Teams will then compete in a series of 6 all-new events held over a 3 month period from August to October 2019. The 1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishers in each event will receive a medal - 3D printed by
Kelcom 3D - with the team that earns the most points overall earning the coveted Nerd Cup!
The Nerd Olympics will culminate in our Closing Ceremonies and Nerd Cup presentation which will be held at the Tech Awards on Saturday, October 26th as part of our 3rd Annual
TECH WEEK YQG.